F1 racing on London's streets 'a step closer'

The prospect of an F1 Grand Prix on the streets of London has moved a step closer after the coalition announced new powers for local authorities.

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Mayor: F1 event needs to be looked at very carefully

“The Mayor thinks F1 is a fantastic event that any city would feel privileged to host, and he is always interested in projects that attract jobs and bring growth.

He is positive that London would do a spectacular job of holding a Grand Prix; but it is impossible to say what the impact might be without detailed planning, consultation and research and the question of air quality and noise impact would have to be looked at very carefully.”

– Mayor of London spokesperson

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